It is widely supposed that the tissue specificity of gene expression indicates gene function. Now, an extensive analysis of gene expression in the mouse reveals that quantitative measurement of expression levels in different tissues can contribute powerfully to the prediction of gene function.

Original publication

DOI

10.1186/jbiol19

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Biol

Publication Date

2004

Volume

3

Keywords

Animals, Computational Biology, Gene Expression Profiling, Genes, Genomics, Humans, Mice, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Organ Specificity